Hotels near the Chalke Valley History Festival

The Chalke Valley History Festival is the largest festival dedicated entirely to history in the UK.

Hotels near the Chalke Valley History Festival

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The Compasses Inn

The Compasses Inn

Tisbury - 4.8 miles away

Reached down rural lanes bordered by hedgerows, Ben Maschler’s contemporary country pub-with-rooms occupies a thatch-roofed 14th-century inn whose flagstone floors and ancient beams lend it much character.
  • babyfriendly
  • child_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • garden
  • good_value
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • wifi
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Howard’s House

Howard’s House

Salisbury - 6 miles away

This peaceful small hotel and popular restaurant in a romantic Jacobean former dower house, surrounded by country gardens, continues to delight readers.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • activities
  • dog_friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • historic
  • parking
  • babyfriendly
  • good_value
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • boutique
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • foodie
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Castleman

Castleman - Midweek Special Offer

Blandford Forum - 7 miles away

Change is afoot at this former dower house, which opened as a hotel in 1996 under Barbara Garnsworthy, in an estate village of thatched limestone cottages amid the rolling chalk downs of Cranborne Chase.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • golf
  • good_value
  • wheelchair_accessible
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The Beckford Arms

The Beckford Arms

Tisbury - 7 miles away

With Beckford Phoenix ale on tap, ‘top-quality’ cooking, and bedrooms with Welsh blankets and seagrass floor covering, this sophisticated pub at the edge of the Fonthill Estate in the Nadder valley is the perfect synthesis of traditional and contemporary.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • pub_with_rooms
  • conference_meeting
  • babyfriendly
  • good_value
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • parking
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • for_winelovers
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La Fleur de Lys

La Fleur de Lys

Shaftesbury - 9 miles away

The ‘outstanding’ food made from fresh local ingredients at this ‘wonderful restaurant-with-rooms’ on the edge of Shaftesbury’s historic town centre has presumably come a long way since that served when the building operated as a girls’ boarding house.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • wifi
  • parking
  • gourmet
  • wine
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • good_value
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • disabled_facilities
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
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The Grosvenor Arms

The Grosvenor Arms

Shaftesbury - 9 miles away

Traces of the 17th century survive in this coaching inn-turned-hotel, rebuilt in the early 1800s by Earl Grosvenor.
From £62.50 per night
  • babyfriendly
  • boutique
  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • garden
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wifi
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The Fontmell

The Fontmell

Shaftesbury - 9 miles away

The village stream runs between the dog-friendly bar and the bookshelf-lined restaurant of this stylishly updated roadside inn, in a peaceful rural setting between Shaftesbury and Blandford Forum.
  • babyfriendly
  • child_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • for_winelovers
  • garden
  • gourmet
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • wifi
  • good_value
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Leena’s Guest House

Leena’s Guest House

Salisbury - 10 miles away

A 15-minute riverside stroll from the cathedral, ‘excellent, helpful hosts’ Gary and Edith Heikki Street provide good-value B&B accommodation in their ‘first-rate’ guest house.
  • babyfriendly
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • good_value
  • guest_house
  • parking
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wifi
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Plumber Manor

Plumber Manor

Sturminster Newton - 16 miles away

Standing amid flower-filled gardens, with the Devilish stream skipping through, this dog-friendly, child-friendly Jacobean manor house is traditional with a capital T.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • golf
  • fishing
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • babyfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • historic
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The Bell Inn

The Bell Inn

Brook - 17 miles away

Flagstone floors, old beams and open fires at this 18th-century coaching inn make fine bones for the smart tweeds and bright wall coverings of its updated country interior.
  • babyfriendly
  • child_friendly
  • cycling
  • dog_friendly
  • garden
  • golf
  • good_value
  • honeymoon
  • parking
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wifi
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • fishing
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Burley Manor

Burley Manor

Burley - 17 miles away

Overlooking a deer park, in an open New Forest landscape, this Victorian verderer’s manor house is today a restful hotel with a popular restaurant and a cosy duo of spa treatment rooms.
  • bird_watching
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • garden
  • great_breakfast
  • outdoor_pool
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • parking
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wifi
  • wildlife_watching
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The Three Daggers

The Three Daggers

Westbury - 20 miles away

Red brick on the outside, country cool and craft-beery on the inside, this ‘impressive’ pub-with-rooms serves as a village hub – and then some.
  • babyfriendly
  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • garden
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • good_value
  • spa
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • weddings
  • wifi

Hotels not in the Guide that you may want to consider

Hotels near the Chalke Valley History Festival

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RNLI College

RNLI College

Poole - 20 miles away

Set up as a training centre for RNLI volunteers, this purpose-built structure overlooks Holes Bay in Poole Harbour. Alongside crew members, visitors can stay in comfortable, jauntily decorated bedrooms (each with a double bed, work desk, seating and stunning view of the harbour). Breakfast and bistro food is served in the light and cheerful Riggers restaurant facing the waterfront; the Slipway bar has drinks and nibbles. Tours of the facility (which include a wave tank and simulator) can be pre-arranged. Every £1 spent goes towards providing equipment, training, and support for those saving lives at sea.
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  • historic
  • wifi
  • disabled_facilities
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • weddings
  • conferencemeeting_friendly

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Last updated: December 08, 2019